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Adonis Butler a linebacker at Albany State was struck and killed by a transit bus

Albany State football player Adonis Butler was hit and killed by a transit bus when he was walking on campus.

Adonis Butler was a 5’10 linebacker from Stockbridge, Georgia. He had a bright future, but that all ended on Monday. Butler was struck and killed by a transit bus in Georgia.

According to the report, Adonis Butler, a linebacker on the Albany State University football team, was hit by a transit bus and killed on Monday.

The university said in a statement that an investigation into the accident is ongoing.

“ASU campus police received reports of an accident on campus. An ASU student, Adonis Butler, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

“Until further notice, the Dennis Drive campus entrance (adjacent to the C.W. Grant Student Union on the East Campus) will be closed. The ASU Police, Albany Police, and Georgia State Patrol are conducting an investigation.

“Our thoughts are with Mr. Butler’s family and friends as they deal with this tragic loss. Counseling is available through the Office of Counseling and Accessibility Services at (229) 500-2013 or in the Billy C. Black Building, room 170.”

Adonis Butler was walking on campus when the bus struck him. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A vigil was held yesterday where they released 57 balloons to remember Butler.

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